Travel from Brisbane to Airlie-Beach

Train, bus or fly from Brisbane to Airlie Beach?

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and Jetstar fly from Brisbane to Airlie Beach 3 times a day. Alternatively, Queensland Rail operates a train from Brisbane to Airlie Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $230 and the journey takes 13 hours 59 minutes.

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How to get from Brisbane to Airlie Beach

ModeDurationPrice
From Central, platform 3 train to Brisbane airport, fly to Proserpine airport, taxi to Mill St at Proserpine, then line 1 bus to Airlie Beach.4 h 49 min$140
From Central, platform 3 train to Brisbane airport, fly to Hamilton Island airport, then ferry to Airlie Beach.4 h 55 min$203
From Central, platform 3 train to Brisbane airport, fly to Mackay airport, taxi to Mackay, then bus to Airlie Beach.5 h 53 min$139
From Brisbane Roma Street train to Proserpine, walk to Mill St at Proserpine, then line 1 bus to Shute Harbour Rd at Airlie Beach Central.15 h 41 min$168
From Brisbane bus to Airlie Beach.19 h 30 min$161
From Brisbane drive to Airlie Beach.15 h 4 min$119

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Airlie Beach?

It takes approximately 4 hours 49 minutes to get from Brisbane to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Brisbane and Airlie Beach?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 hours 30 minutes.

Operators from Brisbane to Airlie Beach

OperatorPhoneWebsite
TRANSLink QLDTRANSLink QLD
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
JetstarJetstar
Whitsunday TransitWhitsunday Transit
QantasQantas
Cruise Whitsundays+61 07 4846 7000Cruise Whitsundays
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
Queensland RailQueensland Rail